Terror Alert: FG Assures Of Safety In Abuja, Says Terror Alarm By U.S And UK Was Needless

Fresh information has emerged that the Federal Government (FG) has reaffirmed that there is no need for panic or fear in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)and that residents are safe.

Naija News reports that the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd.), disclosed this n Monday in Abuja after an emergency National Security Council meeting convened by President Muhammadu Buhari. According to him, the panic created by the recent terror alert in Abuja raised by the recent United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) was needless. Monguno noted that even though the terror alert was hyped so much by the U.S and U.K that it created unfounded panic, Nigerians and other residents should go about their businesses without any sense of apprehension. Monguno, who was with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyema, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufai Abubakar told pressmen that the armed forces, security and intelligence agencies are not relenting in their duty to ensure that all Nigerians and every part of the country are safe for all.

Service Chiefs at the meeting
Also present at the emergency National Security Council meeting was Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; and the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari. Others include the Minister of Defense, Major General Bashir Magashi (Rtd), Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and the Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi. The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, led the service chiefs, including the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya, Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao to the meeting and the Chief of Defense Intelligence, Major-General Samuel Adebayo, was also present.

This article was originally published on Naija News


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